1. Neuroprotective benefits of exercise for Parkinson’s

    Does vigorous exercise for Parkinson's have a neuroprotective effect? By Sean Sullivan, FNP-C A growing body of evidence suggests that high levels of moderate to vigorous exercise may be a key interventional and neuroprotective therapy to slow progression of Parkinson’s disease (PD). Likewise, PD …Read More

  2. Botox Therapy used successfully to treat dystonia, spasticity

    Should I consider Botox therapy to manage my neurological disorder? By Karen Hales, Neurology Solutions Contributing Writer There are a variety of treatment options used in combination with medication and physical therapy to manage symptoms of debilitating neurological diseases such as dystonia and …Read More

  3. Why you should consider DBS in treating Parkinson’s

    By Karen Hales, Neurology Solutions Contributing Writer Each month, Neurology Solutions Physical Therapist Kara Daugherty leads a Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) support group for patients considering or undergoing DBS, an advanced surgery used in the treatment of PD and other movement disorders. Parki…Read More

  4. 10 tips for at home fall prevention

    By Neurology Solutions As people age, muscle degeneration occurs, and strength, and thus balance, becomes impaired. People who lead a sedentary lifestyle can lose about half their strength and about 40% of their muscle, which leads to a loss of balance as well. The risk of falling and severity of in…Read More

  5. Stroke and stroke prevention: 5 things to know

    By Neurology Solutions Stroke is one of the leading--and preventable--causes of death in the United States. Stroke can happen to people of all ages at any time. Understanding your stroke risk, how to recognize a stroke, stroke symptoms in women, stroke prevention and treatment is vital to helping co…Read More

  6. Legislation advancing Parkinson’s research before committee

    By Karen Hales, Neurology Solutions Contributing Writer New legislation to create a national data collection system for Parkinson’s disease and other neurological disorders to support better Parkinson's research and services will be discussed during an upcoming meeting of the Capital Area Parkinso…Read More

  7. Treating Chronic Spasticity with ITB Pump Therapy

    By Trey Eskew, PA-C Spasticity is a muscle control disorder commonly found in people with cerebral palsy, traumatic brain injury, stroke, multiple sclerosis, and spinal cord injury. People with spasticity experience tight or stiff muscles and the inability to control those muscles, including painful…Read More